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Africa Data Sampler (1992 - 1995)

Date: 1992 - 1995
Creator: World Conservation Monitoring Centre and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Datum:
Projection: Robinson
Scale:
Access: CD-Rom # 012
Description:
Further information can be found at http://www.wri.org/data/ads-home.html
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Alberta Base Map ()

Date:
Creator: AltaLIS
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:2,000,000
Access: WEB
Description:

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ArcCanada 2 (1999)

Date: 1999
Creator: ESRI Canada Inc.
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Access: "CD-Rom -2 discs, #016 & 017 & U:\Geodata\Canada\Canada_sets\ArcCanada\"
Description:
The ArcCanada Schools & Libraries CD-ROM contains a collection of a wide range of Canadian statistical, political, physical, and cartographic data at three scale levels.
  • National level data includes cartographic layers, the land potential database, ecological zones and regions, earthquakes and fault lines, census divisions and statistical information at a variety of scales.
  • Provincial level data includes cartographic layers, soil landscape information, geological layers, digital elevation models, and statistical information at the census subdivision level.
  • The CD-ROM also contains continental scale geology information, a local scale example of Kingston,ON as well as other utilities and software.

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ArcLogistics Tele-Atlas (Europe) 9.3 (2008)

Date: 2008
Creator: ESRI / Tele-Atlas
Datum: WGS 84
Projection: Geographic
Scale: various
Access: web
Description:
From: http://www.esri.com/software/arclogistics/ : "ArcLogistics is a complete solution for creating optimized routes and solving scheduling problems. Create dynamic routes and schedules that cut fuel costs and improve customer service using ArcLogistics. From a small fleet operation to a large multiuser environment, ArcLogistics provides a quick and significant return on investment. ArcLogistics lends itself to fleet management across all industries including courier and messenger, food and beverage, furniture and business to consumer, local government, and many others. In addition to the U.S. market, ArcLogistics is available in many other countries with localized street data sets. With ArcLogistics you can * Determine which vehicle should serve each customer location in the best stop sequence. * Accommodate time windows while minimizing travel times. * Find accurate customer locations and calculate efficient routes. * Optimize resources by accounting for individual vehicle attributes (storage capacity, restrictions, special equipment, etc.)."
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ArcLogistics Tele-Atlas (United States) 9.3 (2008)

Date: 2008
Creator: ESRI / Tele-Atlas
Datum: WGS 84
Projection: Geographic
Scale: various
Access: web
Description:
From: http://www.esri.com/software/arclogistics/ : "ArcLogistics is a complete solution for creating optimized routes and solving scheduling problems. Create dynamic routes and schedules that cut fuel costs and improve customer service using ArcLogistics. From a small fleet operation to a large multiuser environment, ArcLogistics provides a quick and significant return on investment. ArcLogistics lends itself to fleet management across all industries including courier and messenger, food and beverage, furniture and business to consumer, local government, and many others. In addition to the U.S. market, ArcLogistics is available in many other countries with localized street data sets. With ArcLogistics you can * Determine which vehicle should serve each customer location in the best stop sequence. * Accommodate time windows while minimizing travel times. * Find accurate customer locations and calculate efficient routes. * Optimize resources by accounting for individual vehicle attributes (storage capacity, restrictions, special equipment, etc.)."
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ArcWorld (1992)

Date: 1992
Creator: ESRI
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:3000000
Access: CD-ROM #098
Description:
This database contains extensive cartographic basemap data for the world at a scale of 1:3 million. It includes cartographic, index, and statistical information suitable for a wide range of mapping, reference, and analytical application
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British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines ()

Date:
Creator: British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:20,000, 1:250000
Access: Web
Description:

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British Columbia Terrain Resource Information Management Program - TRIM (1996, 200?)

Date: 1996, 200?
Creator: Sustainable Resource Management British Columbia Base Mapping and
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:20,000, 1:250000
Access: Web
Description:

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Canadian National Topographic Database - NTDB (NTS) (various)

Date: various
Creator: Natural Resources Canada
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:50000 and 1:250000
Access:
Description:
The National Topographic System (NTS) is a system of divisions used primarily for topographic maps of the Canadian landmass. Maps at the 1:250 000 scale are identified by a combination of numbers and letters from A to P (e.g. 13C). A map at the 1:50 000 scale corresponds to 1/16 of a map at the 1:250 000 scale, with each unit number from 01 to 16. Adding the unit number to the 1:250 000 number produces a unique identifier (e.g. 13C09). The University of Toronto Map and GIS Collection now has access to all NTDB datasets for Canada, including all sheets at 1:50000, 1:25000 for the topographic sets, the Digital Elevation Models and at 1:50000 for CanImage.
For more information please follow this link And for the NTDB standards, follow this link.
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City of Chicago GIS (200-)

Date: 200-
Creator: City of Chicago
Datum:
Projection:
Scale:
Access: Web
Description:

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City of Ottawa eMap (200-)

Date: 200-
Creator: City of Ottawa
Datum:
Projection:
Scale:
Access: web
Description:
Online mapping data for the city of Ottawa
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Digital Cartographic Reference Base 2.0 (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: Geomatics Office, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Datum:
Projection:
Scale:
Access: CD-ROM #004
Description:
Description of Data Set: Intergraph Microstation Graphic Design Files of Southern Ontario (no topology): single line roads; drainage; text - city/towns, etc.; administrative boundaries. Current Applications of the Data Set: To create medium and small scale cartographic products (road maps, etc.). To be used as an electronic index map to link various transportation related data bases within the ministry. Part of the integrated Highway Information System. Part of a larger data set or linked to other geographical or non-geographical information or relevant legislation: To create medium and small scale cartographic products (road maps, etc.). To be used as an electronic index map to link various transportation related data bases within the ministry. Part of the integrated Highway Information System. Variables and Attributes or Group of Attributes: Type of roads; Classification of populated entities; Railway/Airport Service; Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Stations; Park Types. NAD DCRB:
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Digital Cartographic Reference Base 3.0 (1933-2001)

Date: 1933-2001
Creator: Geomatics Office, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:100000
Access: Web and CD-Rom #005
Description:
Description of Data Set: Intergraph Microstation Graphic Design Files of Southern Ontario (no topology): single line roads; drainage; text - city/towns, etc.; administrative boundaries. Current Applications of the Data Set: To create medium and small scale cartographic products (road maps, etc.). To be used as an electronic index map to link various transportation related data bases within the ministry. Part of the integrated Highway Information System. Part of a larger data set or linked to other geographical or non-geographical information or relevant legislation: To create medium and small scale cartographic products (road maps, etc.). To be used as an electronic index map to link various transportation related data bases within the ministry. Part of the integrated Highway Information System. Variables and Attributes or Group of Attributes: Type of roads; Classification of populated entities; Railway/Airport Service; Park Types; Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Stations. NAD DCRB
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Digital Chart of the World ()

Date:
Creator: ESRI
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:1000000
Access: Web
Description:
The Digital Chart of the World (DCW) is an Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) product originally developed for the US Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) using DMA data. We used the DCW 1993 version at 1:1,000,000 scale. The DMA data sources are aeronautical charts, which emphasize landmarks important from flying altitudes. This explains why there is a separate aeronautical theme with all conceivable airports, yet why on some themes small islands and lakes are simply unnamed points. ESRI, in compiling the DCW, also eliminated some detail and made some assumptions for handling tiny polygons and edgematching. Also, note that the completeness of the thematic categories present in each layer will vary. Please read the layer descriptions (through links in the following table).
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Geodata.gov (various)

Date: various
Creator: United States Government
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Projection:
Scale: various
Access: Web
Description:
geodata.gov is a web-based portal for one-stop access to maps, data and other geospatial services that will simplify the ability of all levels of government and citizens to find geospatial data and learn more about geospatial projects underway. geodata.gov is part of the Geospatial One-Stop initiative, one of the 24 OMB electronic-government initiatives that will enhance government efficiency. The geodata.gov portal will accelerate the development and implementation of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) and includes state, local and tribal governments along with the private sector and academia as participants. In order to get started, please use our Quick Start Guide. * Administrative and Political Boundaries * Agriculture and Farming * Atmosphere and Climatic * Biology and Ecology * Business and Economic * Cadastral * Cultural, Society, and Demographic * Elevation and Derived Products * Environment and Conservation * Geological and Geophysical * Human Health and Disease * Imagery and Base Maps * Inland Water Resources * Locations and Geodetic Networks * Oceans and Estuaries * Transportation Networks * Utilities and Communication
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Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of Africa Digital Data Series DDS-62-B (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: United States Geological Survey
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-ROM #003
Description:
The Digital Data Series encompasses a broad range of digital data, including computer programs, interpreted results of investigations, comprehensive reviewed data bases, spatial data sets, digital images and animation, and multimedia presentations that are not intended for printed release. Scientific reports in this series cover a wide variety of subjects on all facets of U.S. Geological Survey investigations and research that are of lasting scientific interest and value. Releases in the Digital Data Series offer access to scientific information that is available in digital form; the information is primarily for viewing, processing, and (or) analyzing by comput
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Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of Central and South America Digital Data Series DDS-62-A (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: United States Geological Survey
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-Rom #008
Description:
The Digital Data Series encompasses a broad range of digital data, including computer programs, interpreted results of investigations, comprehensive reviewed data bases, spatial data sets, digital images and animation, and multimedia presentations that are not intended for printed release. Scientific reports in this series cover a wide variety of subjects on all facets of U.S. Geological Survey investigations and research that are of lasting scientific interest and value. Releases in the Digital Data Series offer access to scientific information that is available in digital form; the information is primarily for viewing, processing, and (or) analyzing by computer
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Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of South Asia Digital Data Series DDS-62-C (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: United States Geological Survey
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-ROM #006
Description:
The Digital Data Series encompasses a broad range of digital data, including computer programs, interpreted results of investigations, comprehensive reviewed data bases, spatial data sets, digital images and animation, and multimedia presentations that are not intended for printed release. Scientific reports in this series cover a wide variety of subjects on all facets of U.S. Geological Survey investigations and research that are of lasting scientific interest and value. Releases in the Digital Data Series offer access to scientific information that is available in digital form; the information is primarily for viewing, processing, and (or) analyzing by computer
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Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of South Pacific Digital Data Series DDS-62-D (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: United States Geological Survey
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-ROM #007
Description:
The Digital Data Series encompasses a broad range of digital data, including computer programs, interpreted results of investigations, comprehensive reviewed data bases, spatial data sets, digital images and animation, and multimedia presentations that are not intended for printed release. Scientific reports in this series cover a wide variety of subjects on all facets of U.S. Geological Survey investigations and research that are of lasting scientific interest and value. Releases in the Digital Data Series offer access to scientific information that is available in digital form; the information is primarily for viewing, processing, and (or) analyzing by computer
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Hamilton GIS Vector Data (October 2006)

Date: October 2006
Creator: City of Hamilton
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Scale:
Access: CD-Rom [257]
Description:
Sewers; Cemeteries; Business Improvement Areas; sidewalks; escarpment; DTM 10 metres; DTM 20 metres; water hydrants; police stations; libraries; colleges; universities; beaches; arenas; Please request this data from GIS Services staff, 5th floor Robarts Library or by email at gis.maps@utoronto.ca
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Hamilton GIS Vector Data (February 2010)

Date: February 2010
Creator: City of Hamilton
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: UTM Zone 17
Scale:
Access: CD-Rom [378]
Description:
Sewers; Cemeteries; Business Improvement Areas; sidewalks; escarpment; DTM 10 metres; DTM 20 metres; water hydrants; police stations; libraries; colleges; universities; beaches; arenas; sewers; transit; wards; shoreline; parking lots; land use, etc. Please request this data from Map and Data Library staff, 5th floor Robarts Library or by email at gis.maps@utoronto.ca Shapefile layers are:
ARENAS.shp
BEACHES.shp
BIKEWAYS.shp
BUILDINGS.shp
CEMETERIES.shp
CITY_PLAYLOTS.shp
CITY_POOLS.shp
COLLEGES_UNIVERSITIES.shp
CONSERVATION_AUTHORITY.shp
DIRECTION_ARROW.shp
DTM_2007_CONTOURS.shp
ESCARPMENT.shp
FIRESTATIONS.shp
GOLF_COURSES.shp
HOSPITALS.shp
LAKES.shp
LIBRARIES.shp
LONGTERM_CARE_FACILITIES.shp
MUNICIPAL_BNDRY.shp
MUSEUMS_GALLERIES.shp
ORTHO_TILES.shp
PARCEL_OWNERSHIP.shp
PARKING_LOTS.shp
PARKS.shp
PED_AIRPORT.shp
PED_BIA.shp
PLACES_OF_WORSHIP.shp
POLICE_STATIONS.shp
RAILWAYS.shp
REC_COMM_CENTRES.shp
RESIDENTIAL_CARE.shp
RIVERS.shp
ROAD_EDGE.shp
ROAD_SIDEWALK.shp
SCHOOLS.shp
SEWER_MAIN.shp
SEWER_MH.shp
SEWER_NODE.shp
SHORELINE.shp
STREETCENTERLINE.shp
TRAILS_EXISTING.shp
TRANSIT_HSR.shp
TRANSIT_HSR_BUS_STOPS.shp
WARD_BNDRY.shp
WATER_HYDRANT.shp
WATER_MAIN.shp

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Hart House Farm Collection of Digital Map Data ()

Date:
Creator: Marcel Fortin
Datum:
Projection:
Scale:
Access: Web
Description:
This is an information page listing the various dataset surrounding Hart House Farm. (STAFF NOTE: For the OBM sheets in pdf and cad formats, see folder u:\geodata\canada\on\ogde\obm\shap1017\harthouse\)
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Historic Parishes of England and Wales 2001 ()

Date:
Creator: Kain, R.J. and R.R. Oliver
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Projection:
Scale:
Access: 9 CD-ROM's [031-039]
Description:
he Electronic Map covers the whole of England and Wales, and is organised by Ordnance Survey Sheet number. The map consists of scanned bitmap images of the Ordnance Survey one inch to the mile (1:63,360) New Popular Edition maps (1945-8) with National Grid. It contains the boundaries of some 18,233 places, and is arranged as three electronic 'layers'. The first is a scan of the Ordnance Survey maps stored as grey tone sheet images. This enables Ordnance Survey physical, cultural and place-name content to be readily visible in the background for orientation and general location purposes, while not obscuring the added boundary and reference number material. The second layer consists of the boundaries, stored as solid red lines; and the third layer contains the reference numbers that link places on the map to the gazetteer/metadata dataset that accompanies the maps. The maps are available on CD-ROM in Adobe Illustrator™ v.6 (£45 plus P&P) or Adobe Acrobat PDF™ (£15 plus P&P). Adobe Illustrator format is recommended if you already have the software (as it enables you to edit the maps and select the layers to view). However, the Adobe Acrobat PDF format is perfectly suitable for viewing the maps, and the the necessary reader software will be supplied.
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Michigan Center for Geographic Information ()

Date:
Creator: Michigan State Government
Datum:
Projection:
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Access: Web
Description:

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NYC Data Mine ()

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Creator:
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Description:
from their webpage: "Welcome to the New York City DataMine! This catalog supplies many sets of public data produced by City agencies and other City organizations. The data sets are available in a variety of machine-readable formats and are updated often. More data sets will be added over time to better serve the citizens of New York City. "
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New Millennium World Atlas Deluxe (1998)

Date: 1998
Creator: Rand McNally
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: various scales,
Access: CD-ROM [112]
Description:
Interactive world atlas, easy-to-use, offers detailed maps as well as geographic, historic and scientific themes, maps can be customized.
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New York State GIS Clearinghouse ()

Date:
Creator: New York State
Datum:
Projection:
Scale:
Access: Web
Description:
Note that some layers are free to download. Others must be requested through the map library. Contact us via the email address above. all roads can be found for public use here.
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Ontario Base Mapping Project online (various)

Date: various
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:10000 & 1:20000
Access: Web
Description:
see also the Ontario Base Maps
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Ontario Base Maps (OBM) - Joker s Hill (various)

Date: various
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:10000
Access: local intranet
Description:

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Ontario Base Maps (OBM) - individual sheets (various)

Date: various
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Datum:
Projection:
Scale: 1:10000 & 1:20000
Access: WEB, local intranet, FTP, CD-ROMs 206, 207, 208
Description:
Please request tiles from map library staff \\Maps\data1$\data\FTPOCUL\OGDE\OBM for online web application see this link
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Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR) Fundamental Dataset (2002-)

Date: 2002-
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: Geographic
Scale:
Access: web and OGDE Fundamental Dataset (FTP and Intranet)
Description:
Layers include:
airport
annotation
building scale
building symbol
concession
conservation area
conservation authortiy area
conservation reservere
contour, ogde contours
crown game preserve
crown leased land
drainage line
drainage point
geographic township
land ownership
lot
mine site
miscellaneous line
miscellaneous point
mnr district
mnr region
Municipal Boundaries 2005
municipal lower tier
municipal park
municipal upper tier
national park
national wildlife area
ngo nature reserve
obm dtm coverage
obm dtm shape
obm index
pit or quarry
provincial park regulated
provincial park zone regulated
railway segment
road segment
spot heights
tank
tower
trail segment
transport line
transport point
unorganizedarea
utility lines
utility sites
waterbody segment
water edge
water structure
wetland unit
woodedarea
If a layer you wish to use is not set up for download, please contact the email above for access.
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Seamless Digital Chart of the World Version 3.01, 2004 ()

Date:
Creator: Global Mapping International
Datum:
Projection:
Scale:
Access: CD-ROM [202]
Description:
This product is a globally seamless adaptation of the U.S. Government's Digital Chart of the World (Vector Smart Map Level 0 [VMap0], Edition 5) produced by Global Mapping International in ESRI shapefile format, with added country polygons and updated first-level subdivisions of countries. The underlying Digital Chart of the World was developed by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (now the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency)of the U.S. government. GMI has merged the DCW into seamless, global shapefile layers (the original consists of four separate libraries, each divided into dozens of tiles). GMI has also provided sample map project and layer files applying appropriate cartographic symbology to the complex classification system of VMap0). The VMap0 data was compiled from the Operational Navigational Chart (ONC) series of air navigation maps with a scale of 1:1,000,000. Full information about VMAP Level 0, edition 5 is contained in MIL-PRF-89039 "PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION - VECTOR SMART MAP (VMap) Level 0" as amended (VMAP0_spec.pdf) GMI has also provided sample map project and layer files applying appropriate cartographic symbology to the complex classification system of VMap 0 when using the shapefiles in ArcGIS version 8.3 and above.
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Service New Brunswick Geographic Data & Maps ()

Date:
Creator: Service New Brunswick
Datum:
Projection:
Scale:
Access: web
Description:
Free download of various government of New Brunswick data
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Toronto Base Maps, Metro (1982-1986)

Date: 1982-1986
Creator: Land Information Toronto
Datum: Nad 27
Projection: MTM Zone 10
Scale: 1:10000
Access: CD # 021
Description:
This series was created to provide hard copy maps for the Ontario Base Mapping OBM program covering the Metro Toronto Region. Each map covers an area of 25 sq. km and shows topographic features with 5 metre contours. Buildings less than 100 sq. m. are symbolized, others are shown in outline, roads are pavement edges. 1 km. grid lines are of the Ontario Modified Transverse Mercator Projection.
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Toronto Contours 1 metre intervals (2002)

Date: 2002
Creator: University of Toronto Map Library Staff
Datum: NAD 83
Projection: UTM ZONE 17
Scale: 1 metre intervals
Access: Web
Description:
These contours were generated from the JD Barnes Digital Terrain Model Files found at http://atlantis.chass.utoronto.ca/maplib/cgi-bin/datainventory.pl?idnum=357&display=full
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Toronto Neighbourhoods (2003)

Date: 2003
Creator: City of Toronto Community & Neighbourhood Services Department
Datum:
Projection:
Scale:
Access: Web
Description:
These profiles were developed to help government and community service agencies with their local planning, by providing socio-economic data at a meaningful geographic area. Not all people define “neighbourhoods” the same way. For the purposes of statistical monitoring however, these neighbourhoods were defined based on Statistics Canada census tracts. Census tracts include several city blocks and have on average about 4,000 people. Most service agencies have service areas that are defined by main streets, former municipal boundaries, or natural boundaries such as rivers. These service areas include several census tracts. It is not uncommon for service areas of community agencies to overlap. Choices about neighbourhood boundaries were made to make the data in the profiles useful to as many users as possible, and are not intended to be statements or judgements about where a neighbourhood starts or ends. The boundaries for these neighbourhoods were developed using the following criteria:

1) originally based on a Urban Development Services Residential Communities map, based on planning areas in former municipalities, and existing Public Health neighbourhood planning areas;

2) no neighbourhood be comprised of a single census tract;

3) minimum neighbourhood population of at least 7,000-10,000;

4) where census tracts were combined to meet criteria 2 or 3 above, they were joined with the most similar adjacent area according to % of the population living in low income households;

5) respecting existing boundaries such as service boundaries of community agencies, natural boundaries (rivers), and man-made boundaries (streets, highways, railway tracks);

6) maintaining neighbourhood areas small enough for service organizations to combine them to fit within their service area; and

7) the final number of neighbourhood areas be “manageable” for the purposes of data presentation and reporting.
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United Nations Environment Programme ()

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Creator:
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Access: Web
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